The Canadian NA-YGN is inviting any NA-YGN chapter member interested to a professional development seminar and tour of the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) in Chalk River, Ontario, Canada.
The event will be an excellent opportunity to network with industry peers from AECL and other chapters in Canada and the United States, as well as learn more about some of the exciting activities currently being undertaken at Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology laboratory. The event is free and supported by AECL and the Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA).
Help NA-YGN spread the word about this event and we hope to see you there!
The NA-YGN Chalk River Chapter and AECL welcome you to register for a unique and exciting professional development event and tour of several facilities at the Chalk River Laboratories.
For over 50 years, AECL has been a key global player in the development of peaceful and innovative applications of nuclear technology, through its expertise in physics, metallurgy, chemistry, biology and engineering.
AECL performs a wide variety of activities at Chalk River, ranging from nuclear science research, design and engineering of specialized instrumentation, nuclear fuel fabrication, management of radioactive wastes, metallographic examinations of irradiated reactor components, support for the Canadian CANDU fleet of reactors and others internationally, decommissioning, and the production of medical isotopes used in thousands of diagnostic and therapeutic treatments annually across the globe.
For more information on CRL please visit www.aecl.ca
Thursday November 8th
6:30 pm Registration and Snacks
7:00 pm Welcome and Introduction by Joan Miller (AECL VP & GM of Decommissioning & Waste Management)
Talk about the Past (History of AECL and Nuclear) (Dr. Jeremy Whitlock, Manager Non-proliferation)
Friday November 9th
8:30 am Bus transport from Deep River to AECL plus security check
9:00 am Introduction to Chalk River (Communications Department)
9:00 am-12:00 pm Tour of Facilities
1:00 – 3:00pm Tour of Facilities Continued
3:00 pm Bus transport to Deep River
5:00 pm Appetizers and Professional Networking
5:30 pm Plenary Discussion: Panel Discussion on the Future of Nuclear
- Denise Carpenter (CNA President and CEO)
- Dr. Bob Walker (AECL President and CEO)
- Kevin Wallace (Candu Energy President and CEO)
7:00 pm Dinner and Social Networking
8:00 pm Closing Remarks
The event is FREE!!! If you are interested, please register at: http://www.aecl.ca/Contact/Visit_Registration.htm
For site access you must register on the website prior October 19th. Please choose NA-YGN Tour and put Natalie Sachar as the AECL contact.
You must bring your passport (or for Canadians: government photo ID) for access to the site.
Two nights accommodation is required. For reservations please contact either one of these hotels:
Hotels in Deep River:
Bears Den Shemron Suites
Phone: (613) 584-9795 Phone: (613) 584-1100
Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Natalie at Canada@na-ygn.org